Tag: law

Get certified and get ahead with free law database training

Do you want to learn how to search law databases like a legal professional, using unique tricks and tips to get to essential legal evidence faster and more confidently?  Would you like help getting certified, to prove to future employers that

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Law referencing (OSCOLA) drop-in sessions

Our lovely Law subject team, Mystery and Sharon, will be running OSCOLA (law referencing) drop-in sessions via Zoom three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 5 October and 18 December from 11 am – 12 noon each

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Blog post writing competition alert!

For the fourth time running, the vLex International Law & Technology Writing Competition has returned.  Student everywhere are invited to write a 1000-word blog-style article on one of three topics.  The winner will win £1,500 and a 3-month internship at

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Meet your new student law representatives

If you are studying law – for your entire degree or just one module – you not only have the support of the entire library team, including the specialist law subject team but also two student law reps, who are

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Thompson Reuters is recruiting law reps

Thompson Reuters, providers of the excellent Lexis Library package, are recruiting student law database representatives for the coming 2020/21 academic year. As a student law representative, you would encourage the more effective use of TR legal services such as Westlaw UK,

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JustisOne – your new one-stop shop for legal research

Alongside HeinOnline, Lexis, and Westlaw, we are pleased to present our fourth and biggest yet law database: JustisOne. The latest addition to our law databases is the largest yet. JustisOne offers a comprehensive one-stop research platform for law, comprising case

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Additional help with Law databases and certification

Are you finding the thought of getting your head around Lexis Library and Westlaw UK a daunting task? Come along to the Library for weekly drop in clinics to get a sense of what is involved. These sessions provide an

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Introducing your Lexis Library (law eresource) student expert

We are excited to welcome a whole host of new Law students, as well as those lucky second-year Business Students about to start studying the law in their compulsory business law unit.  You will all be happy to hear that

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Farewell to the Linda Jones

Linda Jones was the law on all things OSCOLA and legal information related here at the University Library for years, providing a dedicated and caring presence for all and contributing to more meetings, project groups, and mentoring schemes than most

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Westlaw is migrating platforms and it’s time to rescue anything you saved to a folder!

On Monday 5 August, Westlaw will move to a new platform.   You will lose all access to the old Westlaw platform on 5 August. Any articles you may have saved to folders on the old Westlaw platform will also be lost on 5 August.  We regret that

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